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  • Bruce L.
    Bruce LavigneAugust 20, 2016
    The great place to spend time with your family.You can see different animals some of them are very rare and beautiful you can rent a bicycle to explore the zoo.The staff is very helpful and friendly!
  • Ivar M.
    Ivar MeriloJune 14, 2015
    Great fun! Take about 4h to walk it through. Not reasonable to rent a bike as it is actually not so long walk. There are also waterstands everywhere that help you cool you down with hot weather.
  • Arthur W.
    Arthur WilliamsJuly 23, 2013
    Took my grandson, son and daughter-in-law. We had an awesome time. We fed the giraffes, pet animals, rode camels and the carousel. We all had a great time. The staff was always polite and helpful.
  • Thelocaltripper
    ThelocaltripperJuly 6, 2015
    Great time to stroll with the family. Animals appear to be well taken care off. Go early morning and most animals will be out. Very much worth the price.
  • PCL Construction
    PCL ConstructionMarch 12, 2013
    This 28-acre expansion for the Miami Metrozoo features nine buildings, seven large exhibits, four viewing pavilions, and three aviaries that invite visitors to experience the “Amazon & Beyond.” Read more
  • Stephanie L.
    Stephanie LedonDecember 4, 2015
    It's very hot during the summer to go to which was a bad idea for me to go in mid October when it's still too hot. But apart from the sweatiness I had a great time with my friends renting bike
  • Otel.com
    Otel.comSeptember 19, 2011
    The largest and oldest in Florida, this free-range zoo is home to favorites such as Amazon and Beyond and the American Bankers Family Aviary. Adults, $15.95 and children, $11.95 (under 2 y.o. free).
  • Miami.com
    Miami.comAugust 1, 2014
    With so many animals to see, make sure you get a look at the Sahara's giant elands, the Komodo dragon, river otters, Bengal tigers, African and Asian elephants, camels and giraffes. Read more
  • Jorge R.
    Jorge R.November 24, 2015
    Beautiful displays, aviary, very large, bring comfortable shoes and water bottle, 4-5 hours to see everything, rent peddle powered carriages to zip through, or pay for a/c monorail to get around.
  • Giannina G.
    Great place, animals, fun, explanations from vets. At least 4 hours needed, bikes to rent, boat to pedal, kind of expensive. Downside you can't even take water in; you have to buy EVERYTHING inside.
  • Reynaldo G.
    Reynaldo Garcia Jr.January 6, 2016
    Christmas Time Zoo lights were great! My wife and kids loved feeding the camels. Great fun, can't wait to go back.
  • Paramount B.
    Paramount BayMay 29, 2012
    Sanctuary for endangered, rare and threatened animals including tigers, crocodiles and the infamous Komodo Dragon, plus special animal education programs geared for children of all ages.
  • Dan G.
    Dan GruzmanSeptember 1, 2015
    Awesome zoo: spacious for the animals, not very crowded, atmospheric ambient music, and a very pleasant space in itself even without the animals
  • James C.
    James CAugust 25, 2014
    Really big zoo. Really nice check for the groupon. It's a nice walk. Monorail is slow but a cool experience. Totally worth a afternoon.
  • gary
    garyMarch 25, 2015
    Big, beautiful zoo! Tons of animals, great exhibits. You can definitely spend all day here.
  • Bonnie R.
    Bonnie RichardsonMarch 27, 2010
    Loved it here!!! The place is huge and you get such a close up view of everything! Make sure to leave yourself at least 3 hours if you don't want to be rushed...the zoo closes early-5:30 and some of t
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYApril 9, 2010
    Sanctuary for endangered, rare and threatened animals including tigers, crocodiles and the infamous Komodo Dragon, plus special animal education programs geared for children of all ages
  • Jeanette R.
    Jeanette RoseJune 21, 2011
    Great day adventure! Who doesn't love the zoo? Take friends and family and make a day out of it. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and sneakers.
  • KC
    KCJanuary 9
    Feeding the birds in the "Wings Down Under" aviary was wonderful !! Also feeding the Galapagos tortoises for only $5 was amazing.
  • Valentina F.
    Valentina FernandezSeptember 27, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Enjoy the only sub tropical zoo in the continental US. Asia, Africa, Australia and the Amazon are the main features. Enjoy Miami's Diamond in the Rough attraction. Holds a special place in my heart.
  • Demetrios S.
    Demetrios StakiasJuly 23, 2010
    wow,, so big and amazing. the bird aviary was a treat and the three elephants were great too along with the bactrian camels(2 humps) and the two elderly lady volunteers were so helpful and kind
  • Miami.com
    Miami.comAugust 1, 2014
    Don't leave without stopping by the 55,000-square-foot Wings of Asia Aviary that houses more than 300 free-flight Asian birds Read more
  • Jose C.
    Jose ColonJune 27, 2011
    Highly recommend to rent the bikes, it makes the whole zoo a lot more fun, plus you won't get as tired as if you walked it all!!!
  • The Transit Navigator
    The Transit NavigatorOctober 2, 2011
    It's the only sub-tropical Zoo in the US, and that still understates it's awesomeness. It's perfect to explore, even for adults!
  • Jackie G.
    Jackie GutierrezJuly 5, 2011
    Rent a Safari Cycle - it's a bit pricey ($22), but it's the BEST way to get around the zoo and oh-so-much fun! Read more
  • Lisbet C.
    Lisbet CrawfordApril 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Grandson loves the play fountain. Be sure to bring some swim attire and a towel for the kids so they can splash in the fountain.
  • Jennifer R.
    Jennifer ReyesMarch 8, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best time to come here is when the weather is cool. In the summer forget about it. You would be miserable.
  • Cristina P.
    Cristina PoschlMarch 7, 2012
    Don't forget to visit wings of asia and the Amazon and beyond area; getting that up close and personal with the animals is priceless.
  • Dimitry I.
    Dimitry IoffeDecember 29, 2010
    Definitely rent the bikes to get around the Zoo, well worth your dollar and super easy to ride even when the Zoo is packed!
  • Elissa P.
    Elissa PetruzzielloFebruary 19, 2014
    Beautiful but you need two days to see it all. Watch out for golf carts, trams and bicycles! Way to many "vehicles" on the walking paths!
  • Alex C.
    Alex CamargoAugust 17, 2012
    The zoo can be fun to watch the animal life contained and the animal life that's wiled
  • Nadia S.
    Nadia SwanFebruary 16, 2015
    Zoo is great. It is all updated and animals have space. Howler monkeys put on quite a show for us.
  • Jimmy M.
    Jimmy Mendoza~FarfanJanuary 7, 2013
    Great and friendly staff. The feeding time for the otters is fun.
  • Jason S.
    Jason ShumrakOctober 8, 2010
    Make sure you feed the giraffe's, and rent the bike it makes it easier to get around the park, unless you like walking 3 miles.
  • Christopher J.
    Christopher JimenezNovember 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Plenty of interactive exhibits, especially in the Amazon and Beyond!
  • Rodolfo C.
    Rodolfo ChaconJanuary 24, 2014
    NICE place! Amazon and beyond, the giraffes just a perfect place for vacation, y love to ride that bikes haha
  • Lisbet C.
    Lisbet CrawfordFebruary 23, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great display of dinosaurs here until 5-15. Wonderful place to take the grandchildren
  • Manuel W.
    Manuel WendelFebruary 6, 2016
    Feels like you'd encounter the animals on a safari. Great experience.
  • Paulo Marcello(Lelo) D.
    Paulo Marcello(Lelo) DiogoSeptember 20, 2014
    Do not leave with out feeding the giraffe ! It's really awesome!
  • J Tulk
    J TulkApril 27, 2014
    The admission was worth getting to see my little guy play at the water park! Awesome experience!
  • Erica T.
    Erica ThomasAugust 11, 2013
    It was fun all day long nice place to take yours kids before back to school
  • Luciano R.
    Luciano ReichertJanuary 10, 2014
    Amazing place! You MUST rent a bike and feed the giraffes!
  • S Pee P.
    S Pee PerrySeptember 7, 2015
    Great space for the he family nice and calm
  • Isa B.
    Isa BrandãoNovember 16, 2015
    You can feed giraffes and rhinoceros for extra 5 dollars
  • @karenlisa
    @karenlisaAugust 7, 2014
    We had a lot of fun here. Renting a safari bike is an absolute must!!!
  • Nidia R.
    Nidia RamirezJanuary 19, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Monorail is free after 4:30; if you are in a big party save it for last
  • Brian C.
    Brian ClancyNovember 29, 2014
    No need to rent anything to move around. You can walk around
  • Niki F.
    Niki FialloMay 28, 2014
    I like it I been here and very friendly the weather was great for the day !! ☀️
  • Michael S.
    Michael StofferJuly 20, 2010
    This place was awesome! I took my daughter for her birthday and she loved it!! Definitely a fun place to visit!! Read more
  • Eduardo M.
    Eduardo MerilleMarch 20, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you live nearby, even an hour; consider the membership, it's a great deal
  • Marco R.
    Marco ReyesFebruary 17, 2014
    Great place to take your kids! Dont forget to feed the giraffe!
  • claribel m.
    claribel matiasFebruary 20, 2011
    this place is awesomeeeee!!! i love it ... havent been there for a while but i loved the bike rides.. had a lot of fun with the fam. :)
  • Ever F.
    Ever FreeApril 10, 2015
    I like the caves you can go in and see the lions
  • Paulo T.
    Paulo Toledo-BuitronSeptember 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the annual pass is totally worth it
  • Almutazbellah D.
    Almutazbellah DahawiMarch 27, 2016
    It's amazing and huge highly recommend
  • RvBuur
    RvBuurSeptember 29, 2015
    Fantastic zoo where the animals have great habitats
  • mrsallij
    mrsallijMay 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Rent the bike buggy -- great exercise while seeing the zoo in the shade. Totally worth the $!
  • Will (@wj) J.
    Will (@wj) JonesJuly 9, 2011
    Rent the bikes! Awesome way to get from attraction to attraction and enjoy the zoo! Read more
  • Christian A.
    Christian AlexanderJune 15, 2016
    Very nice open zoo!
  • Synithia D.
    Synithia Dowdell-ColeApril 20, 2013
    Wear comfortable shoes and drink plenty of water
  • Constantin M.
    Fun place to spend the day
  • Sigfredo C.
    Sigfredo CuevasAugust 9, 2015
    Very big place but they have cycles for rent.
  • Blake W.
    Blake WhealyMay 5, 2013
    Like!! Large with awesome bird sanctuary,
  • Ryan L.
    Ryan LLoydSeptember 3, 2016
    Wow! So many animals and exhibits!
  • Niki F.
    Niki FialloJune 10, 2014
    Was fun going around the zoo with train
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan BrooksApril 13, 2014
    The Lego exhibit at dr. Wilde's is awesome.
  • LaVaHaBa
    LaVaHaBaMarch 27, 2011
    Without a doubt feed the giraffes! Such an incredible experience!
  • Jimi M.
    Jimi MontanezAugust 28, 2010
    Can't go wrong getting the annual pass completly worth it....
  • Jared C.
    Jared CrawfordJuly 6, 2013
    Get the cycles. Definitely worth it.
  • Kimberly G.
    Kimberly GSeptember 29, 2012
    Giraffe feeding was great! It's a must do!
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan BrooksApril 13, 2014
    See the Lego exhibit.
  • Vivian B.
    Vivian BakalDecember 22, 2013
    Zoo lights was so underwhelming. My neighbors do a better job on their lawn. Doesn't even compare to other Zoo lights around the country. Plus the staff were rude.
  • Tatyana C. V.
    Tatyana C. ValverdeMarch 18, 2013
    Main animals were sleeping the whole time. Never saw one staff member through the whole park. Too long to walk with small children. Restrooms were too far from each other
  • T W.
    T WApril 1, 2016
    Rent the 2 or 4 person bikes!
  • Brenden H.
    Brenden HojaraJanuary 10, 2012
    The "bicycle carts" are worth it!
  • Lily C.
    Lily CamejoJanuary 13
    The tortoise feeding was great.
  • Gianni D.
    Gianni D'AlertaFebruary 12, 2010
    Get the yearly membership if you have kids. They have a great playground and water play area. Read more
  • Lesley W.
    Lesley WorsmanOctober 30, 2011
    So cool, they even decorated for Halloween =)
  • Natalie G.
    Natalie GDecember 31, 2010
    Wear comfortable shoes... it's a 3 mile trail through the zoo!
  • #Chinito
    #ChinitoJanuary 26, 2014
    Great place for the whole family...
  • Cyril M.
    Cyril MooreMay 27, 2016
    Everything
  • Juan G P.
    Juan G PerezJanuary 27, 2016
    I love Zoo Miami
  • Trigg
    TriggJanuary 28, 2012
    Zoo Miami... Pft! This will forever be known as the METRO ZOO :P
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda SaterJuly 6, 2015
    Feeding the giraffes is a must!
  • Small Fry Schools
    Small Fry SchoolsFebruary 17, 2012
    Great place to take your kids for a good time!
  • Stephen
    StephenJuly 5, 2013
    Look for specials
  • Marty N.
    Marty NagyApril 1, 2016
    Great day lots to see!!
  • Carol Camargo
    Carol CamargoAugust 18, 2014
    Everything here is amazing!
  • Andy B.
    Andy BowlandOctober 30, 2010
    Save your drink cup...bring it back and enjoy $1.00 refills as long as you have the cup.
  • kitty S.
    kitty SvgJuly 6, 2013
    All smiles a great place
  • JD
    JDJanuary 26, 2013
    The worst set up for getting food I've ever experienced. When you're paying these incredibly high prices for food and drinks, its unforgivable! Fail!
  • Melissa
    MelissaJuly 22, 2012
    I don't recommend visiting in July. It's much too hot!
  • Manuel E.
    Manuel EscobioJanuary 2, 2016
    Best zoo in America
  • Conchita A.
    Conchita A.June 26, 2010
    Get one of those bicycles. The zoo is bigger than it looks on the map.
  • Carlos R.
    Carlos RinconJuly 24, 2010
    Great place! Lots of different species.
  • MacPunk &.
    Visit it a Tuesday. Less crowded. Awesome views, lovely animals, nice ride. Read more
  • Carlos Ivan O.
    Carlos Ivan Ortiz AyalaSeptember 5, 2013
    Safari Tour excellent!!!!!
  • Willie B.
    Willie B-GoodOctober 26, 2013
    Very scary creepy haunted house.
  • Kevin W.
    Kevin WilsonFebruary 14, 2014
    Black Rhinos.
  • Robert L.
    Robert LeonOctober 20, 2013
    Monster masquerade was awesome
  • Marcelo Y.
    Marcelo YoshimotoJune 13, 2016
    Um passeio delicioso para fazer em Miami, principalmente com crianças e não deixe de alimentar as girafas, incrível experiência!!! Recomendo👍
  • Gustavo N.
    Gustavo NascimentoNovember 13, 2013
    Ótimo zoo, prato cheio pra crianças, mas creio que a maioria delas não aguenta andar o parque inteiro, então há opção de bicicletas pra alugar e um trem. Andando traquilamente passei 6h pra ver tudo.
  • Juan Carlos C.
    Que lugar más bonito, la gente muy amable y los chicos al igual que nosotros lo disfrutamos mucho. Un gran parqueo y si van por ahí aprovechen el darle alimentación a las Jirafas niños disfrutan mucho
  • Geórgia B.
    Geórgia BelluzzoDecember 30, 2016
    Passeio imperdível para quem tem crianças. É bom chegar cedo para poder ver tudo. Pode alimentar a girafa, tartaruga e rinoceronte. Da pra alugar uma bicicleta tbm.
  • Andrey E.
    Andrey EvmenovOctober 29, 2014
    Зоопарк на уровне!площадь у него действительно огромная!насчет животных,есть на кого посмотреть,например лёва запомнился своим рычанием(это что-то,реально рёв из глубины!настоящий царь зверей!)
  • Dmitry P.
    Dmitry Proskudin-PerovSeptember 5, 2014
    Огромная площадь, ногами пройти тяжко, особенно в летний сезон, обязательно берите велосипеды. Животные размещены на уровне 3,5/5 (московский приравниваю к хостелу), для сравнения в Буш Гарденс 5/5
  • Mel d.
    Mel de AbelhaOctober 18, 2016
    O monorail é chato demais, anda muito devagar e vc não vê nenhum animal. Alugue uma bicicleta! Ao mesmo tempo que olha todo o parque e encontra todos os animais, é uma forma das crianças descansarem.
  • Alejo S.
    Alejo SantamariaMay 16, 2016
    Excelente lugar para visitar muy recomendado . llevar sombrilla para el sol o gorro... Excellent!!! this a great place
  • Lizette C.
    Lizette ChanAugust 7, 2014
    Las bicicletas familiares, sin duda, la mejor opción para hacer el recorrido.
  • Gustavo L.
    Gustavo LellisSeptember 13, 2015
    Ótimo passeio, onde as crianças podem alimentar os rinocerontes e as girafas.
  • Richelli E.
    Simplesmente fantástico! Vale muito a pena conhecer!
  • Priss E.
    Priss EscalanteSeptember 15, 2015
    Excelente zoo! Todo muy lindo y hay una gran variedad de especies :)
  • Ingrid R.
    Ingrid RFebruary 2, 2014
    El alquiler de bicicletas es caro, pero vale la pena, por que el zoo es grande y a pie es un largo trayecto.
  • Giovanni L.
    Giovanni LuigiOctober 17, 2014
    Passeios nas incríveis Floatballs no lago do Amazon!
  • Natalia M.
    Bellos todos los animales.. En un ambiente espectacular
  • Sandra Á.
    Sandra ÁlvarezAugust 12, 2013
    No vale la pena hacer el recorrido por el riel, la mejor opción son la bicicletas familiares!!!
  • Regina
    ReginaJune 8, 2012
    Hace mucho calor, lleva ropa ligera y tennis ya que el zoo es enorme
  • Luciana C.
    Luciana ChaimDecember 18, 2015
    Leve roupa de banho paravas crianças brincarem nas fontes de água! Elas amam!
  • Ol S.
    Ol SuperDecember 24, 2016
    Супер зоопарк, нужен целый день там
  • Maria C.
    Maria CoboJanuary 19, 2014
    Darle de comer a las jirafas, lo mejor.
  • Rafael S.
    Rafael SalvatierraAugust 21, 2013
    Alquilar las bicicletas excelente opción
  • Rebeca A.
    Rebeca AponteJune 8, 2014
    Pasamos un día excelente, maravilloso
  • Marcos P.
    Marcos PauloNovember 23, 2014
    Ótimo local
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